Central Coast Weather
Central Coast Forecast
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Central Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||30||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 14||69||NE 20||62|
||22||32||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 11||70||NE 13||58|
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